Wincanton has secured a three-year contract renewal with home improvement retailer Wickes to provide efficient home delivery of Hiab items to customers across the UK. The contract renewal will see Wincanton continue to deliver Wickes’ heavier items, such as sandbags and plasterboard, to homes and trade customers using its own fleet and sub-contractors via a planning system developed in conjunction with Wickes. Wincanton will continue to oversee the management of the vehicles and drivers across the UK, aiming to make […]
Last week the MT Tracker took a break as it was judging the MT Awards – but what a difference a week makes. Rentokil finally sold City Link, to investment house Better Capital. This does make a big difference to the MT Tracker as Rentokil’s size, in comparison to every other listed transport firm, was distorting the results of the Tracker. Excluding Rentokil gives us a much truer picture of investor sentiment in the sector.
Wincanton has signed a five-year contract with Wilko to manage its transport operations, ending a 29-year relationship between the retailer and Canute Group.
Wincanton is confident in its growth prospects for the current financial year, as it begins to see the benefits from the disposal of its records management arm and the termination of loss-making contracts in its Pullman Fleet Services business.